Palmprint Recognition Through a Reliable Ultrasound Acquisition System and a 3D Template

  • Antonio IulaEmail author
  • Monica Micucci
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 629)


Biometric systems based on ultrasonic images have the merits of being very resistent to spoof attacks. In this work, a 3D recognition procedure based on palmprint ultrasound images acquired through a reliable system, which uses a gel pad as coupling medium between the ultrasound probe and the hand, is proposed and experimentally evaluated. Several 2D palmprint images, at different under-skin depths, are extracted from the acquired volumetric image. For each of them a template is generated through an original procedure. The various templates are then opportunely combined to obtain a 3D template.


3-D palmprint Ultrasound imaging Biometrics Image processing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of EngineeringUniversity of BasilicataPotenzaItaly

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